Senators introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday that would require online political ads to be subject to the same disclosure requirements as political advertisements on TV or in print — an effort to thwart the type of disinformation campaign used by Russia to disrupt the 2016 presidential election.
President Trump will meet next week with Republican senators on Capitol Hill, hoping to congratulate them on passing a budget and rally them ahead of a months-long push to approve a massive tax reform deal.
President Trump said Thursday the administration deserved a “10” for the recovery response of the devastation in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, reassuring the U.S. territory that it is being rebuilt “step by step.”
President Trump said Thursday that “the real Russia story” involves reports that then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama allowing Moscow to gain control of much of the U.S. supply of uranium.
The Senate on Thursday was moving toward the final passage of a federal budget for fiscal year 2018, as Republicans look to unlock the process for getting a massive tax deal done without having to bother working with Democrats.
President Trump predicted Thursday that the Senate will approve a federal budget that makes room for his highly anticipated tax-cut plan.
Former Attorney General Eric Holder says renewed focus on ex-FBI Director James B. Comey’s early conclusions about Hillary Clinton’s infamous email server is a non-issue because he’s an “honest” guy.
A Democratic-sponsored effort to regulate political ads on social networks such as Facebook following last year’s White House race has garnered its first GOP supporter in Arizona Sen. John McCain.
Two dozen senators — half Republican, half Democrat — signed onto a Senate plan Thursday to resume critical Obamacare payments and empower governors to experiment with the 2010 health law.
Rep. Pat Tiberi, a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, announced Thursday he is not seeking re-election in 2018 and will leave Congress by the end of January.
Sen. Bill Cassidy said Thursday President Trump speaks in “hyperbole” that some interpret as “lies.”
President Trump on Thursday fumed about the discredited opposition-research dossier that first linked his campaign to Russia, after executives from the firm that created it invoked the Fifth Amendment right not to testify in Congress’ Russia probe.
President Trump said Thursday that Republicans may not have the votes to pass the budget.
Sen. Chris Van Hollen said Thursday the new Senate health care proposal is not a bailout for insurance companies.
The Senate on Wednesday turned aside several Democratic budget amendments that sought to offset a boost in entitlement spending with higher taxes, as Republicans speed toward passage of their budget plan to clear the way for their long-sought tax overhaul.